Car Won't Start and Security Light is On on Oldsmobile 98

Problems with anti-theft systems using the raised-chip key can prevent the car from starting. The wires in the steering column to the ignition lock cylinder tend to break. The key and ignition lock cylinder should be replaced to correct this condition.

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Average mileage: 172,164 (138,465–190,000)
7 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996
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1996 Oldsmobile 98138,465
turn the key and nothing but dash power .shows security light on .
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Car wont turn ovaer nor will it start
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